Accounts Assistant Jobs at IDI

at Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 13, 2019
Category Accounting & Finance
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title : Accounts Assistant
Vacancy Code : ACASX01
Reporting line : Accountants Officer
Duration : Full time
Duty Station : Kampala
Job Summary;
General Summary: The Accounts Assistant is responsible for timely and accurate
processing of transactions; accounts payable & receivable management; classifying,
recording and reconciling transactions in Microsoft Dynamics Navision.
Financial processes
Assists the Accountant to ensure that payments are processed on time (Bank, mobile money and cash transactions). Completes weekly journals for posting.
Assists to drawing funds from the bank and receipting of funds when assigned cashier responsibility
Files statutory returns on time.
Verifies the accuracy and authenticity of accountabilities. Identifies appropriate general ledger codes for expensing accountabilities in MSD Nav.
Verifies and correctly apportions approved shared costs to different projects/cost centers.
Assists in the preparation of monthly bank and/or mobile money reconciliations.
Supports reconciliation of accounts payable & receivable and follows up on due balances.
Supports preparation of timely & accurate project reports and invoices.Financial systems and security
Identifies internal controls that require improvement and suggests appropriate policy and procedure modifications for improved internal control.
Ensures all financial systems provide adequate audit trail and documentation.

Skills

Ability to work under minimum supervision
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Good problem solving and innovation skills
Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines

Experience Requirements

At least two years’ work experience with a reputable & high activity organization
Proficiency in the use of Excel Spreadsheets and Word processing.

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
Ongoing qualification in Accounting professional course is a plus
Practical knowledge in any Accounting package preferably MS Dynamics Navision is an added advantage
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